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What Will The Islanders Third Jersey Look Like?

The Black & White third jerseys are coming, but what will they look like? Ever since it was announced that the Islanders would be moving to Brooklyn for the 2015-2016 season, fans begged and pleaded with Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark to not adopt a jersey style similar to that ...

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The Race For Nassau”s DA Is Looking To Be A Fair Fight

Let’s be forward, I’m not one for politics. I’ll crack a Bush joke here and there, but hey, hockey is my church and my state; but the race for Nassau County’s next District Attorney is shaping up to be a real job of an election, all thanks to spiteful Isles fans. With ...

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Could the Islanders miss the playoffs? Noooooo. Uh, YES! YES! YES!

Beware the Isles of March. This magic carpet ride of a season has hit some serious turbulence this month. The Metropolitan Divison? Long Gone. Home ice in the first round? Slipping Away. Making the Stanley Cup Playoffs? Stay Tuned. You know what hasn’t happened at the Coliseum in March? An ...

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So you want to go to a playoff hockey game? Great. Come out, bring the family, bring your friends, and wear your team’s colors. But don’t forget bring your sense of reality. If you yell “SHOOOOOT!” every time your team has possession of the puck in the offensive zone, you ...

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Q&A with Capitals Fan Nate “Igor” Smith

Nate “Igor” Smith says his intention wasn’t to slander a fan base, rather he was just pissed and felt the need to rant and get it all off his chest. The 34 year old native of Alexandria, VA now living in Brooklyn never imagined the combination of backlash and support his ...

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Watch: It Happened At The Coliseum Moments

As of this afternoon, the It Happened At The Coliseum campaign has raised a remarkable$31,190.96 for Make-A-Wish Metro New York. The success is more than we at IslesBlog and statistician Eric Hornick ever imagined, but perhaps we shouldn’t have been surprised. The connection Islanders fans have with Long Island and the ...

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Who wants to see Islanders-Rangers in Round One?

You know that Best of Seven Islanders-Rangers series hockey fans have been clamoring for all season? The series that would end the ‘nobody cares about hockey’ mantra? The series that would put hockey on the back pages? It can still happen … in the First Round. Perhaps they won’t admit it, ...

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Looks Like I Found My Favorite Rags Fan

Well, it took 23 years, but I finally have met my match. The ultimate Ranger fan. Doesn’t know any of those buster’s names from the past. The Kasparaitis’, the Ashams, and certainly not the Valiquettes. Just knows the same three names as everyone else in Manhattan. Gretzky, Leetch, and Lundqvist, and ...

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Thinking Out Loud: Boychuk’s Comments On His Shiny New Contract

Following yesterday’s big news, Isles TV, and less importantly Greg Picker, caught up with Johnny Boychuk to hear his thoughts on the new deal worth $42Mil over the next 7 years. A few comments made by the Isles newest defenseman stuck out to me, firstly; “Just being how good we are. We’re hard working, we’re ...

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